Loyola Marymount University: Ranking & Review

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Los Angeles Rank United States Rank World Rank
4 275 890
Top 6%

Loyola Marymount University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate52%51%54%
Enrolled undergraduates1,446652794
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,6184,0585,560

302 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

43 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores826
Percent of students submitting SAT scores57%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores807
Percent of students submitting ACT scores56%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Loyola Marymount University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $64,735 $64,735
Off-campus $65,772 $65,772
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,066 and other expenses per full academic year.

Loyola Marymount University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,210 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $45,460 $45,460
Fees for full-time undergraduates $676 $676
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,897 $1,897
Tuition for Full-time graduates $17,066 $17,066
Fees for full-time graduates $282 $282
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,219 $1,219

Programs and Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 424 99 523
Education 362 14 376
Legal Professions and Studies 5 301 306
Visual and Performing Arts 244 36 280
Social Sciences 233 233
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 145 145
Psychology 114 14 128
Engineering 83 37 120
English Language and Literature & Letters 78 7 85
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 79 79
Health Professions and Related Programs 4 47 51
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 42 42
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 39 39
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 30 30
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 9 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 19 19
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 17 17
Mathematics and Statistics 10 7 17
History 16 16
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 15 15
Theology and Religious Vocations 3 8 11
Physical Sciences 8 8
Natural Resources and Conservation 5 1 6
Grand Total1,6216323152,568

A total of 1,621 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Loyola Marymount University.

At the master's and doctor's level 947 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate79%80%79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesLMU
MottoAd Majorem Dei Gloriam; Tua Luce Dirige
For the greater glory of God; direct us by thy light
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorscrimson, navy, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,037
Instructional FTE762
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.lmu.edu
AddressOne Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, California, 90045-2659
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population5,000,000+
Fax+1 (310) 338 1841

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